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  • Annie Awards 2014: Complete list of winners and nominees

    One of the weekend's top box-office performers, Disney's "Frozen," was among the nominees for the 2013 Annie Awards, which are presented by the International Animated Film Society. The following is a complete list of nominees: Animated feature "A...
  • Cool escape to Devil's Millhopper in Gainesville

    Cool escape to Devil's Millhopper in Gainesville
    With Halloween around the corner, it's fitting that this week's destination has a bit of the devil in its history. Devil's Millhopper Geological State Park (floridastateparks.org/devilsmillhopper), just a few miles northwest of Gainesville, is a 120-...
  • Oscars 2014: For 'Mr. Hublot' director, a true surprise, and a real boost

    Oscars 2014: For 'Mr. Hublot' director, a true surprise, and a real boost
    Sunday night's Oscars were very thin on surprises, which is why many of us were left mainly to discuss pizza deliveries and John Travolta miscues But there was genuine suspense in the category of animated short, an obscure realm that had bred...
  • Oscars 2014: Final predictions in all 24 categories

    Oscars 2014: Final predictions in all 24 categories
    You should have your Oscar pool by now. Twenty-four categories. One hundred and twenty-one choices. And, no, "The Lego Movie" is not among them. (Next year. Next year.) We've been here for you for the last six months, starting back in September when "12...
  • Manatees at home in Homosassa

    Manatees at home in Homosassa
    For some reason, manatee-watching always seems like a winter diversion. Observing benign, 1-ton sea cows glide in spring-fed waters is a ritual at January manatee festivals in Orange City and Crystal River. Yet manatees are a year-round attraction at...
  • Vegging out

    Vegging out
    Anyone who has tried to travel while minding a serious diet probably has had to compromise. After being offered only risotto or pasta at several restaurants in Italy, a vegetarian friend ordered "steak and baked potato, but hold the steak" in self-...
  • Jewel on the upper Mississippi River

     Jewel on the upper Mississippi River
    DUBUQUE, Iowa — Mark Twain knew what he was talking about in a Tribune interview 127 years ago, discussing the virtues of the upper Mississippi River. The big river around Hannibal, Mo., where he grew up, is less interesting, less scenic, he said,...
  • Beaked whale dives nearly 2 miles beneath the ocean - a record

    Beaked whale dives nearly 2 miles beneath the ocean - a record
    Scientists have found a 20-foot whale that can dive an astonishing 1.8 miles beneath the ocean - a record for a mammal. The record was reported this week in the journal Plos One. The miraculous, extreme-diving whale is known as Cuvier's beaked whale...
  • It's Freebie Black Friday: Doorbuster deals and coupons galore

    It's Freebie Black Friday: Doorbuster deals and  coupons galore
    Happy Freebie Black Friday!  It's the biggest shopping day of the year and I'm here to help you save more with freebies, retail coupons and dining deals good right through Cyber Monday. If you're out and about today, on Twitter, tweet your deals, best...
  • Turtle bone found in 1800s had been missing its other half -- till now

    Turtle bone found in 1800s had been missing its other half -- till now
    Two halves of the same turtle's arm bone were discovered almost 200 years apart, according to a new study.  A fossil miracle? Totally. "When two pieces of a fossil fit together, they fit perfectly like a puzzle piece," said Jason Schein, an...
  • Ceasar supporters plan to fete Democratic leader

    Ceasar supporters plan to fete Democratic leader
    Supporters of Broward Democratic Chairman Mitch Ceasar plan a dinner in his honor on Sunday. It’s a cocktails and dinner party at the New York Yankee Steak House at the Seminole Casino in Coconut Creek. The event is only open to the leaders of the...